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Choose to Challenge (Virtual Seminar)


Thursday, 18 March, 2021


8pm SGT


Virtual Seminar


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Women@ACI Singapore in Collaboration with ACI London Presents

Choose to Challenge (Virtual Seminar)

In celebration of International Women’s Day and an inaugural collaboration with ACI UK, Women@ACI presents Choose to Challenge, a special 5-themes virtual event on Thursday, 18 th March @ 8pm with our Guest Speaker Ms Suman Balani and our Special Speakers and Moderators on the following topics:

1. Mental Wellness
Speaker: Mr Jonathan Phelan, Founder of Evenhood
Moderator: Ms Maria Aldous, Partner in Options Group London

2. How to build a diverse recruitment strategy
Speaker: Ms Dominie Moss, Founder of The Return Hub
Moderator: Ms Sonia Gianasi, Marketer

3. Glass ceiling – there or not?
Speaker: Ms Sneha Sanghvi, Head of Financial Markets – Asia of Westpac Banking Corporation
Moderator: Mr Kenneth Kan, Managing Partner and Chief-of-Staff of Dymon Asia Capital

4. How to balance work-life priorities and keep the network
Speaker: Ms Janet Adams, Independent Consultant
Moderator: Ms Lisa Spiteri – Regional Head, Bank Sales, APAC – 360 Trading Network

5. How to protect yourself from harassment/bullies
Speaker: Mr Kevin Kan, Chief Experience Officer of Break Out Consulting Asia
Moderator: Ms Silvia Wong, Head of Singapore of Integral Development Corp

Event Outline:

  • Welcome brief & introduction by Ms Katharine Leaman, ACI UK and Ms Sabrina Tan, ACI Singapore
  • Kick-off by Guest Speaker Ms Suman Balani
  • Breakout Room each run by a special speaker and moderator
  • Breakout rooms summaries by the 5 Moderators
  • Closing by Ms Suman Balani

Each of the theme would be held separately in a breakout room. During registration of the event, members are to indicate 2 of their preferred themes and this would be on a first-come-first serve basis. In the event if the breakout room of the preferred theme is full, members would be assigned to other breakout rooms instead.

This exclusive event is complimentary to all fully registered and paid-up ACIS members and capped at a capacity of 45 pax. Successful members will be notified by return mail. Non-members from the financial markets may also apply to attend the event but will be required to pay a registration fee of $107 (inclusive of GST) if places are available.

To register your interest and your preferred themes, please kindly email to ACIS Secretariat at

We look forward to seeing you at our virtual event.


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